So DTM In America Isn't Dead After All

With IMSA's resources focused on conducting first season of the TUDOR United SportsCar championship, legacy projects like the DTM in America were moved down the list of immediate priorities. More than a month removed from the season finale at Petit Le Mans, however, IMSA CEO Ed Bennett provided a number of updates on… » 11/11/14 1:14pm 11/11/14 1:14pm

Former IndyCar driver Randy Lanier to be released from prison

Randy Lanier was the former Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year—whose promising auto racing career scandalously careened into oblivion, when he was sentenced to life without parole for his role as an international drug trafficking mastermind. And next week, Autoweek has learned, he will shuffle out of prison a free… » 10/09/14 3:42pm 10/09/14 3:42pm

Driving Blind During Night Practice At Petit Le Mans In A Ferrari F458

Rocketing around the rolling Road Atlanta circuit in full daylight is enough of a challenge in a full-race Ferrari F458 Italia. Try doing it in pitch black at night and its a damn frightening exercise, but as IndyCar driver/commentator and sports car ace Townsend Bell demonstrates, it's actually possible to drive on… » 10/03/14 9:26pm 10/03/14 9:26pm

A Look Inside the Ferrari 458 Workshop of Risi Competizione

As penniless teenager, I used to sometimes find myself (paradoxically) in the spotless showroom of Ferrari of Houston, just to stare. All of my heroes from the magazines I studied — here they were. It was a serene place: you step softly around the showroom, more like a museum than a car dealership. If I had dragged… » 9/19/14 11:24am 9/19/14 11:24am

Still Searching For Answers From Sebring? Q&A with IMSA's Scott Atherton

[No one who watched this year's Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring needs to be told that, although there were plenty of racing thrills in all classes, there were way too many spills, too, as well as operational blunders that tended to exaggerate the consequences of the many incidents and accidents. We greatly appreciate… » 3/22/14 11:49am 3/22/14 11:49am

Marshall Pruett's Racing Tech Mailbag for March 7

Welcome to Marshall Pruett's new Racing Tech Mailbag on RACER.com. We had so may questions for the first edition that we had to run this in two parts.

If you have questions about the technical side of the sport for Pruett, who spent most of his life working as a mechanic and engineer in open-wheel and sports car… » 3/07/14 10:59am 3/07/14 10:59am

Marshall Pruett’s Racing Tech Mailbag for March 6

Welcome to Marshall Pruett's new Racing Tech Mailbag on RACER.com. If you have questions about the technical side of the sport for Pruett, who spent most of his life working as a mechanic and engineer in open-wheel and sports car racing, send them to PruettsTechMailbag@Racer.com. We can't guarantee your letter will be… » 3/06/14 12:37pm 3/06/14 12:37pm

Westbrook Corvette DP leads opening Rolex 24 practice

Practice for this weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona kicked off Thursday morning with Spirit of Daytona driver Richard Westbrook posting the quickest lap overall in the session in his Corvette DP at 1:39.462. A total of 66 cars spread across the event's four classes posted laps in the hour-long session at Daytona… » 1/23/14 2:58pm 1/23/14 2:58pm

Rolex 24 at Daytona Resource Guide

RACER has you covered for the season-opening TUDOR United SportsCar Championship event at Daytona International Speedway with our resource guide containing info and links to everything you'll need to stay on top of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. And be sure to follow @RACERmag and @MarshallPruett for regular updates on… » 1/21/14 10:13am 1/21/14 10:13am